Sites & cities that bear the name of Yaren


Today in : Nauru
First trace of activity : 1968 C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Makwa, Moqua

Description : Yaren (in earlier times Makwa/Moqua), is a district of the Pacific nation of Nauru. It is the de facto capital of Nauru and is coextensive with Yaren Constituency. The district was created in 1968. Its original name, Makwa (or Moqua), refers to Moqua Well, an underground lake and primary source of drinking water for Nauruan people.

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